Medical Interpreter Training Institute July 6 – 17, 2015

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Ready to take your skills to the next level, and/or get certified as a medical interpreter? The Agnese Haury Medical Interpreter Training Institute is here for you!

This 2-week program is for Spanish/English interpreters and/or translators as well as bilingual healthcare providers who want to develop their skills. The MITI is a comprehensive, practice-intensive training for interpreters in hospitals and other medical settings.

Topics include:
• Medical interpreter ethics and protocol
• Frequently encountered health conditions
• Anatomy and physiology
• Simulated clinical interactions
• Standards of practice
• Specialized terminology in Spanish and in English
• Major diseases and specializations
• Medical translation
Participants spend the bulk of the training time engaged in hands-on practice in the 3 primary modes of interpretation — consecutive and simultaneous interpretation, and sight translation. Scripts and documents are based upon authentic clinical scenarios and medical forms. The MITI also provides essential preparation for national certification exams and helps ensure compliance with federal requirements for qualified interpreters.

When: July 6-17, 2015 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
Where: Tucson, Arizona
Cost: $1995

Tuition awards are still available: May 22 is the deadline to apply for 30% off awards.

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